flat-head screw(driver)s

Grant Barrett gbarrett at americandialect.org
Thu Nov 4 01:07:08 UTC 1999

On Wednesday, November 03, 1999, A. Maberry
<maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU> wrote:

>A "torx" head and one other that sort of looks like the
>warning symbol for radiation are a couple more that have their
own special
>screwdrivers. The "one-way security" screw is installed with a
>(slotted) screwdriver. I'm not sure how it is removed--pliers,
>I guess.

Then there's "hex wrenches" and "Allen wrenches" which, as far
as I can recall, are the same: six-sided, long metal tools used
(by me, anyway) to take screws out of delicate places in computers.

Grant Barrett


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